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TKEAT1M blOK DOGS.
HOW A SPECIALIST PRESCRIBES
FOR AILING CANINES.
His Customers At Mostly, If Kot "Wholly,
Axaosg the "Wealthy Pooplo Overfeed
Their Dogs Points on When to 1'ced
sad TVTiat to Give tho Animals.
"Yfcs, rm a doctor now," said a bird
fancier to a reporter, as he dropped a
capsule into the open month of ahull
dog: ho had "between his knees.
"Yes, sir," he continued, patting the
dog, "I'm a real doctor now; that is, as
far as dogs and birds go. Can I cure
them if tey are sick! Well, you just
try me. Xever lost a patient yet, and
some of my cures are marvelous. Does
it pay? Well, I'just reckon it does. Do
you soe that bull dog? His iiver is out
of order, and it will take just three days
to cure him. At $1 a visit and one visit
a day that makes $3 not bad for curing
& dog's diseased liver, eh?"
"Is $1 your regular fee?" returned the
Ecribq, taking a seat on a bos of dog
"That's my vi siting fee. Of course, if
I take the dog hero with me the owner
has to y)ay board for it.
"Surgical operatiouB? Bless your soul,
wo have plenty of that sort of work. It
was only-Monday that I amputated a
dog's tail. But that's nothing; wo cut
tails off every day or so. It's a society
fad,jou know, to have dogs with short
tails. Then we clip terriers' ears, but
thero'6 not much skill in that. You
would laugh if you could see some of the
ladies who bring dogs hero to have their
tails cuL They go'on terrible, and if tho
purp happens to yell, which, of course, it
does, thuy stop np their ears and run
ONE OF MANY CASES.
"Do you allow people to see you at
"No, not generally; but when these
fine ladies (mo down nothing will do
but they must see everything. Whitt!
here comes one now. Just listen.
"Good morning, Mrs. H. How's your
"Oh, doctor, Toodles is awfull Didn't
Bleep all night and forsook his milk and
bread this morning. Please see what
you can do for him!"
The dog was passed over. It was a
fat pug so fat, in fact, that it could
hardly walk. Yet it carried its pedigreed
tail in thoroughbred style from without
a velvet coat which encircled the dog's
body and was fastened underneath with
tiny pink bows.
Tho dog doctor pqueezedhe pup's
throat and out came his tongue.
"Tho dog's bilious," said tho doctor,
with a knowing wink. "You've been
feeding him on candy."
"Just a tiny bit, doctor. Oh! say he'll
Tlio doctor looked thoughtful a mo
ment and continued:
"Yes, I can cure him, but if he gets
over this tako my advice and don't give
him any more sweets."
"I'll never do it again, doctor. Will I,
Toodles?" appealing to the dog.
"Then tako this bos of capsules and
(give him one three times a day. Wait,
Fll give him one now, and you can see
how I do it."
Taking tho dog between his legs the
doctor pressed his lenees about its neck
j and opened its mouth. Then tailing a
capsule in his mouth ho dropped it down
the dog's throat, way out of bight.
"I can never do that in tho world,
doctor," said the lady despa'jringly.
"Can't you do it in any other wa3r?"
"You might put it in a piece of meat,
Iut my way is the best."
'Til try the meat way first. How much,
"Ono dollar, pleaso, and twenty-five
cents for the medicine."
"My! how reasonable you are. Our
family doctor charges mo $3 each visit
and tho medicine always costs about $1.'
So handing tho fee over she departed with
Toodles in her arms.
HOW TO FEI- D DOGS.
"They aro tho people we make a living
off of," said tho doctor as soon as she was
out of sight "Sho overfeeds her dog in
tho first place and stuffs him with cake
and candy. A bull dog couldn't stand
such treatment. The result is tho dog
gets sick. Can you bl.uno him? You'd
get sick yourself. And if ho isn't treated
at once ho dies. Dogs should bo fed but
twice a day a light breakfast and a
"Puppies should not be fed oftener,
Irat in either cane never overfed. It not
only makes tLo dog lazy but sick. Meat
ehcmld never be given to puppies. It
givos them distemper. A largo bono
now and then, however, is beneficial, as
it aids toothing, and when broken up
and stcallowed aids digestion. Some
people think a good plateful of meat is
all a dog requires. Wrong again. Show
mo a dog brought up on meat and I'll
venruro to say he is worthless.
"Tho proper thing to feed a dog with
is what you call dog cakes. They aro
simply tho wasto meat chopped up with
eonie cornmeal and well done vegetables
" What kind of patients do dogs make?'
queried tho reporter,
t "Best in the world," rejoined the doc
tor. "It is really a pleasure to physic a
dog. Yon know they can't say anything,
oven if they do growl a little.
"No, I never was bitten by a sick dog.
They seem to know that I am doing all
I can to mako them well, and I think ap
"Tliat was an oxcellont method of giv
ing pills I noticed a few moments ago.
but how do you manuge when the medi
cine is in liquid form?"
"Nothing easier in tho world," an
swered the doctor, removing a splinter
from a setter's broken leg. "Tako the
dog between your legs and forco ifc
mouth open by pressing the finger and
thumb on either wdo of the throat. Then
hold out one corner of tho mouth and
pour the medicine in there. It makes a
natural funnel. Of course the dog's head
must be held aloft to keep the medicine
from spilling. In case the dog is vicious
put a muzzle on him and proceed the
same." Washington Star.
ROBBERY BY TELLGRAPH.
Moses aiarUs Sensational Crime Swiftly
followed by Arrest.
2oses S. Marks, of Rochester, N. Y..
has struck on soraothiag new in rascality.
All other methods of stealing having
grown stale, ho has stolen $25,020 by tele
graph. Hia plan was remarkably in
genious, yet very risky. He got, the money
and cot away, then "fooled with a worn-
nu" too ions and iras caugnc Detore reach
Marks is a native of Rochester and mem
ber of one of the foremost Israelite fami
lies in the country. His reputation for
MOSES S. MARKS,
honesty was of the be&t, and at the ag2 of
16 he obtained a position in the Flower City
National bank, rising as fast as his ag9
would permit till at the age of 23 he was
made note teller.
Then a change seemed to come over the
youth. He became restless, got a position
as drummer, did well for a while, then
drank and gambled and finally returned to
Rochester to live with his mother. At tho
American Express office in Rochester ho
was supposed to be still in the employ of
the bank, and this made his crime possi
ble, lie sent this teleqram:
Rochestbh. Not. 19, 1890.
National Bank of Commerce, New York City:
Send us by express twenty-flve thousaud cur
rency in tens and twenties
Wm. Augustus Waiters,
Cashier riower City Bank.
The money was promptly sent and Marks
w.'is at the express office to get it. His re
ceipt was taken and tho package handed
to him about 9 a. m. An hour later Mr.
Watters received in his morning mail the
Tev York bank's notice that the money
Lad been sent. In thirty minutes more the
facts of the crime were known and a small
army of detectives set to work. Yet Marks
had got out of town, and at noon that day
was registered at the St. James, in Utica,
as "M. Marlow, of New York." He was
traced to a house of tho sort such gentle
men trequent, and his valise was found
there in it 534,650 of the money. At 9:33
that evening he and his "jjirl" were found,
and soon he was back in Rochester and bo
Quick work that crime, flight, capture
and return within little more than a day
Hib well to do and respectable relatives in
sist that he is deranged, and want to pay
the damages and secure an eay sentence;
but both bauks insist on vigorous prosecu
tion. BLOODY WORK OF A MADMAN.
rio Shoots a Youn "Woman and Desires
llio Life of I -Pre aide nt Cleveland.
Under personally favorable conditions
John T. Davis would have reached a hart
eminence second only to that attained bv
Guitcau. He is ono of thobe malignant
cranks who think it their mission to "re
move" people, and tho man for whom ha
went gunning was ex-President Cleveland.
Davis, who has lived in New York city
for a long time, is an undersized, ugly
looking fellow about GOjearsof ago. He
has enjoyed an excellent reputation as a
bookkeeper and accountant, and has also
held positions of responsibility on ocean
steamers plying between America and Ku
Recently ho developed the preliminary
symptoms of a paranoic that is, a lunatic
with a fixed delusion. The desire seized
him to kili some one, and in his addled
brain ho conjured up a most remarkable
combination of grievances.
While an attendant at the Mariner's
chapel ho saw and fell in love with tho or
ganist, Miss Gladys Price. The two were
not acquainted in the slightest degree, in
fact, had never spoken to each other, but
tho madman promptly evolved the idea
that tho girl was his wife, that they had
been married at Westminster abbey, aud
that their separation was due to the unlaw
ful wiles of Grover Cleveland.
MISS PRICE DAVIS.
After brooding over these preposterous
fictions for a while Davis bought a revol
ver and started out to wreak vengeance
Ho failed to find the eje-prcsident, but he
encountered Miss Price its she was leaving
the Mariner's chapel one night and, with
out uttering a word, shot her down, tho
ball passing through her left breast and
lung. Bystanders promptly seized tho
assassin and he was taken to jail. Miss
Price lies in a hospital with chances for
life or death about even.
Davis says that as soon as he gets out he
will slay Cle eland. Naturally, however,
there is small prospect of his being released
for a long time to come.
A JVItif;atin Vircnmst.vncc.
Ethel Of course, papa, I want to marry
him, but you'll have to give me up, poor
dear, won't you?
Papa Well, my dear, that's true; but
then we'll get rid of your young man, too,
you see. Harper's Baair.
HE PLAYED FOR MILLIONS.
Tho Dazzling: and Still UnGnished Career
of Ilcury Villard.
The areor of Henry Villard, whose name
was prominently meutioned in connection
with the recent
has been as re
markable as any
ever imagined by
a fertile brained
he first abandoned
his native Germa
ny for America he
has "gone up like
a rocket" several
time?, and in no
instance has he
come down like
stick, for he has
shown recuperative powers and new ener
gies after each disaster.
When he loft a newspaper reporter's
desk for Wall street he was worth not over
$100, but he developed an extraordinary
capacity for inspiring tho confidence of
shrew d business men, as witness the fa
mous "blind pool." Into this blind pool a
number of capitalists put vast sums of
money. They didn't know the use to
which tho cash was to be put; they only
knew that "Villard had a scheme," and
they trusted him. Tho ultimate result
was the capture of the Northern Pacific
A "boom" followed in the stocks of that
corporation, and then a crash. The er-re-portor
having made millions and then lor.
them returned to Germany He came
back a coupie of yesrs ago and regained
hi landing and fortune. How the rtcent
sensational dcvelopraants in Northern
Pacific affairs wjll affect him remains to
be seen. But in any eveat Wall street will
always remember "him as an audaacis
and often stupendously successful operator.
J v 7 &
Strange Curse Hanging
Over Crusoe's Isle.
ITS HERMIT TENANT OP TODAY.
Alfred de Rodt, a Swiss Nobleman, Re
producing the Experience of Alexander
Selkirk Tragedy and Komnnco of tho
Spot Immortalized by Defoe.
Copyright by American Press Association.
In the south Pacific. 400 miles off the
Chilian coast, lies the little rocky island
of Juan Fernandez, where romance and
tragedy, those deities usually more fond
of effete lands, have worked their pict
uresque and fateful ends, and kept the
eyes of the world fixed upon this insignifi-
nn IUX TO THE SHOP.E.
cant spot. This is the historic island which
Alexander Selkirk trod "monarch of all he
surveyed," the island which afforded the
color locale of the immortal "Life and Ad
ventures of Robinson Crusoe," tho island
which has attracted and now keeps as will
ing prisoner a restless Swiss nobleman,
Alfred de Rodt, and it is the spot of earth
which, almost alone, seems absolutely to
resist the domination of man.
In the nature of things, since on Juan
Fernandez no flourishing colony has ever
token root and no event of benefit cither
i precept or practice has transpired, one
would have expected interest in the island
itself to havo grown fitful and cold. Yet
people, with or without reason, havo taken
a quite different view of it. No traveler
ever visits Valparaiso without looking out
eagerly for the Robinson Crusoo island,
aifrl when shipping hound from Chili
round Cape Horn or from California, as
well as vessels sailing between Chili and
Australia, ceased to break their voyage
theie loud and wide spread was tho disap
pointment expressed by passengers and
History touches Juan Fernandez at arm's
length. Its discovery may reasonably be
associated with the exploratory period of
the Pacific. Who was tho first Spanish or
the first English navigator to set foot there
is not positively known, but it is generally
accepted that about 1503 a Spanish pilot
named Juan Fernandez visited and gave
his name to tho island. Uon him the fer
tile vullojs and delightful climate made so
deep an impiession that ho obtained from
the Spanish government a grant of tho
island and stocked it with goats and pigs,
meaning, no doubt, to make there a home
for his old age.
Ho never carried out this plan, however,
and tho island soon reduced to its own
state of wildness the animals he had
brought. Previous to that time no quad
ruped had lived there. It is to Juan Fer
nandez, therefore, rather than to his own
exertions (although both he and his biog
rapher, Defoe, have made much of them)
that Alexander Selkirk owed his ability to
live there. At the time of his landing on
the island the ii regular surface and the
mountains one of which, El Yunque, rise3
3,000 feet above the sea were overrun with
the descendants of Juan Fernandez' live
So we come io Robinson Crusoe, the
king of the island. His story caunot bo
told too often. The book of his life will
never die, but its perpetuity depends more
on the innate curiosity mankind has for
strange modes of life than on it. s-:mp ,
direct and absolutely admirable style.
Alexander Selkirk, a native of the fish
ing village Largo, in Fifeshire, Scotland,
sailed in September, 1704, as sailing master
of the ship St. George, commanded by
Thomas Stradling, on a voyage to the
coast of America. There is little doubt in
the minds of even the kindest historians
that this wa, a buccaneering voyage. That
was a buccaneering age.
Tho ship put in the b3y now called Cum
berland bay, on the northeast side of the
island, for fresh water. Juan Fernandez,
it should be stated, was a favorite resort of
tho Pacific freebooter and known to all
While on shore Selkirk and his captain
quarreled. They were only restrained
from exchanging blows by the fear of the
mutiny their example might precipitate,
but Selkirk, whose disposition seemed to
bo to harbor malice, decided to abandon
the ship and remain on the island alone.
Resolution failed him, however, when ho
saw the ship about to put to ten; he ran to
the shore and pleaded to bo taken on
board, but the captain hardened his heart
and sailed away, leaving Selkirk alone on
He had his clothes and bedding, a gun, a
small quantity of powder and ball, a
rcV Cs-T' w&KSf -
THE SEA ROSE.
hatchet, knife and Settle and his Bible.
Plenty of tho necessaries of life wsro all
ahout him, and considering what was is
his mind for Selkirk confidently expected
to be taken off by the nxt buccaneer- his
situation was not so deplorable nor he him
self such a hero as Daniel Defoe has made
Yet, unknown to himself, he was doomed
o live there, with no society but cats and
the kids he tamed for four years and four
months. The tide of buccanornng had
sought another -a, and the Spanish gov
eminent was taking ssrere mea-ures to re
stram its flow around their possessions.
One 3np onlr in all these year arrived ia
port, -ad that a Spaniard. Eaer as be j
was to loa e his solitude ae wrertueJtss
sulTsml mortal drond of the Spanish and
flttl before them, followed by several shots,
finally ooncoaling himself ia a thick tree
At "la&t. In Febrc&rv. 1TK. Selkirk aaw
two rJngllsa esse's rule into the bay. He
immediately lighted a signal fire and waa
taken on board of one, the Duke, a pri
vateer from Bristol, the pilot of which
recognized in Selkinc an old friend. Other
wise they might have returned to England
without finding out who the castaway
was, for Selkirk's tongue, by long disuse
of conversation, had thickened to mere
On bis return to his native village he en
joyed greatly for a few days tha society of
his friends and relatives. But it was for
only a few days. Those long and solitary
months on Juan Fernandez had left a last
ing impress on his character. He was hap
piest alone. So in the upper part of the
garden atta'.ed to his father's house he
formed a kind of ca e, or grotto, and there
he sat in solitude gazing out upon the
beautiful bay of Largo, or wandered
through a secluded valley called the Kiel's
den. After a few years the desire for the
sea again took possession of him, and he
died a lieutenant on board H. M. S. Wey
mouth some time in the year 1723.
The island had again resumed its wonted
quiet, the only footfall that of the clam
bering goat the only sound that of the
falling tree, lofty and primeval, or the hor
rid rumble of the earthquake. No human
being came there until 1750, when the Span
ish government established a colony con
sisting of thirty-five families and a small
garrison, hut the settlement had hardly
been established when it was destroyed by
an earthquake. The sea rose and over
whelmed tho houses; the governor and his
family while at dinner were washed away
by the waves, and only a few survivors, by
clambering to the highest places, saved
themselves to relate the melancholy tale.
These events had given Juan Fernandez
a bad name, and when it became the prop
erty of Chili that government took ad
vantage of it to create there a penal settle
ment for political offenders. It had al
ready been used as suoh by Spain, and
Chili appropriated it to the same purpose
during the war of independence, which
listed from the year 1811 to 1S18. After the
Chilian republic was established an effort
was made to colonize the island, but its
tragic fate was not yet worked out. The
small penitentiary that remained was al
most totally destroyed by an earthquake in
1S35. and the Chilian government, after
making another vain attempt to colonize
the island, gave up and withdrew the gar
rison. Thus Juan Fernandez had shaken
off with the same cose castaway, colonist
Nevertheless its fascination spread across
the vast leagues of water and drew thither
other colonists, other lovers of solitude. A
THERE HE WILL RE1LA.IX.
century earlier a Spanish pilot had fixed on
this spot as the home for one man, and
there were not wanting individuals who
shared his belief that one person could live
there and cultivate the island without as
sistance There came an adventurer from
the United States who rented the island
from Chili and made the unsuccessful ex
periment. And again in 1877, when the
government of Chili offered to rent the
island to tho liighest bidder, he was
found in a Swiss of noble family, Alfred
de Rodt, who had fought on tho side
of the Au&trians in the war of 1866
and on the French side in tho Franco
Prussian struggle, and who after a life of
trouble thought to find a place of content
ment in this Robinson Crusoe Island and
rest there till his death. Into the enter
prise he put all his fortune, fuily $50,000,
brought a few colonists with him, and yet
he has failed; his money has vanished, his
colonists departed, and he is a physical
wreck, nis term of lease expired in 1885,
but he cannot resist the spell and fascina
tion of the island. Thero he will remain
till he dies.
And all the while the beautiful grass
grown and forested island smiles in the
southern sun, produces fruits and cereals
in abundance, and will lure to her breast
another colony or another hermit. As fair
and smiling it looks today from the
point on the hill road called Selkirk's
lookout as it did in Robinson Crusoe's
day. A few years ago tho officers of a
British ship erected a tablet to Selkirk's
memory at this point, just where in a gap
in the trap rock a magnificent view of the
whole island can be had and of the sea
north and south, over which the exile
must often hae watched with dilated
ej es for an approaching sail.
Iiirely Times for Dallas Police.
The police of Dallas, Tex., had a lively
time recently. Early one morning bur
glars were discovered in the business house
of Coleman Sz Wagoner, and after a des
perate strugclo in which several shots
were exchanged the officers captured tho
ruffians. The safo bad Jjecn blown open,
and on the floor were drills, jimmies and
other burglars' tools. One of the prison
ers gave his name as David Archie, of Cin
cinnati, and the other claimed to be George
Thompson, of New York. Late at night
the police captured three men suspected of
robbing houses in tho residence portion of
the city. They were loaded down with
watches, jewelry and clothing. They gavo
their names as Mike Ryan and Mark How
ard, of Chicago, and Will Kerins, of Kan
Evaporation of Ss.lt Water.
If a box six feet deep were filled with sea
water and allowed to evaporate under the
sun. there would be two inches of salt on
he bottom. Taking the average depth of
he ocean to bo throe miles, there woul 4 bo
a layr of pure salt 230 feet thick on the
d of the Atlarjc
"Better late than "a ver was nsed over
P0 years ago by The oas Tucker, in his
Five Hundred Pot. ts of Good Hus
bandry." Letter on Junyan used it in
.jls "Pilgriin'8 Progn ss.'
"-it a Cold Ware Is.
Here is an explanation of something not
senendly known: A cold wavo, as defined
by Professor T. Ru'eell, is n fall of tm
pcratnre in twenty-four hours of 20 degs.
over an area of 30.W30 square miles, the
temperature in some part of this area de--eodiog
to 35 ds. Between 15S0 and 1SQG
-i loth, than .)! cold waves were recorded
i r!e Untied States. In the great cold
. -ire of Jan. 17, 1SS2, th fall of dees,
vtnded over n area of 1 .101 sqnara miles,
ml zhe fall of 10 degs. mcladwl as area of
. ,000 square miles. Ia sis coid waves
oi the ten years the area of the fall of 20
iecs. was more than a million square
cri-. Cold waves follow a day after an
area cf tow presses or occur to the south
east of an area of hinh pressure, attaiata;
their greatest extat wbaa both caudKloru
aro prcet together. They occur only,
however, ia b presence of an ar ef higa
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TREMENLOUb l.rlD HnlNG.
A. Six Inch Gun Pours Out Shot After
Shot at Enormons Speed.
Some important experiments were car
ried out at tho artillery range of Sir W.
G. Armstrong, Mitchell & Co. The
principal object Df trial was a 6ix inch
quick firing gun af 40 calibers of length
on a mounting of new design, specially
arranged to bo suitable for either the
upper decks or the between deck bat
teries of our new cruisers. Another
feature of this trial was the use of cord
ite, tho new smokeless gunpowder,
which has been tho subject of extensive
trial during the last twelve months and
seems likely to make a complete revolu
tion in artillery warfare. The proof of
this gun was carried out by tho Wool
wich authorities at Siiloth, when the
remarkable velocity of 2,669 f. s. was
obtained with a charge of cordite pow
der. The programme began by firing five
rounds with a charge of E X E powder
and service projectile for rapidity. Tho
total time of firing these five rounds was
sixty-one seconds. The same eaperimeut
was then carried out with a chargo of
cordite, but after threo rounds the firing
was stopped for a few minutes to remove
a burr in the threads of the breech ac
tion, caused by sand getting into tho
gun. The first three rounds of thi3 series
were fired in twenty-four seconds, and
the second two in fifteen seconds. Five
rounds were then fired with EXE
powder (non-smokeless) and service pro
jectile at a target which consisted of two
casks lashed together with a flag above
them, at 900 yards range.
There being no wind the smoke hung
a great deal, and tho firing was there
foie directed by an observer who stood
clear of the smoke. The five rounds
were fired in sixrv-one seconds, the tar
get being struck twice, the other three
shots just missing.
To show the advantage of cordite over
the EXE powder five rounds were then
fired with the former at the same target,
the flag and siaff of which still remained
upright, as the tide bring low the target
rested on sand. It was found quite feas
ible to fire -with the utmost rapidity, and
yet, on account of tho smokeless quality
of the powder, to aim each shot deliber
ately. The result wa-; that out of the
five shots the target was actually struck
four times (which completely destroyed
the casks and perforated the flag several
times), and the last shot was only five
3arJs short; and these five rounds with
the above remarkable accuracy were got
off in tho supnsmgly short tjme of fifty
Five rounds with E X E were now
fired, changing from one target to an
other, three targets being placed at
ranges f.00, 1,400 and 1,600 yards, and
spread out so that the gun had to b
traversed through a considerable arc of
training in going frojn one to the other.
The results were as follows: 1, 900 yards,
hit target; 2, 900 yards, hit target; 3,
1,400 yards, fifty yards over; 4, 1,400
j-ards, hit target; 5, 1,600 yards, hit tar
get, cutting flagstaff.
The total time of these five rounds
was 3 minutes and 43 seconds, but
a few seconds' delay was occasioned
by the cap of a cartridge case, which
was only temporarily secured for these
experiments, falling off in the gun
during loading, which necessitated re
loading. Five rounds of cordite, under
similar conditions to the last series, were
now fired at the 900 and 1,400 yards tar
gets, the 1,800 yards one being no longer
visible. The results were as follows:
1, 900 yards, hit target; 2, 900 yards, hit
target, cutting flagstaff; 3, 1.400 yards,
ten yards over; 4, 1,400 yards", five yards
over; 5, 1,400 yarfis, twenty yards over.
The total time for thtse five rounds was
1 minute 37 seconds.
The gun was then fired with 5 degs.,
10 dogs., 12 degs., 15 degs. and 20 dega.
elevation, with charges of E X E and
cordite, to tat the mounting, and except
for a little difficulty in running out when
at 20 dega. elevation everything went
perfectly. Loudon Tinva.
Tb World's TaJr Waaei Mar.
It is said that vbes they corae together
the women managers of the World's fair
will not reaiftin in se&ion more than
five day, for Secretary Windom ha tight
ened the screws on the dUburxawnta for
preliminary expanses, aad eren at the
oomuial figure of 6 per diem an4 railroad
fares, which is all that they are alrawea1,
their first metiins will involve an tsuwil
tare of asmetaizu; ki the aefhborbosd of
12,00 It j ifs to uusi, bowew. that
thrs amount wiU be well invested, fer once
fenavriD what thy have u do aad tba
length cf tim ia which to do it, the pr
tigiu reputation of oae aad ail of tia is
a grairJ3:5 thit they will t to work
with a will aad a way that will epar their
raale eotiinn of tse local and s&tfcsal
urrcoris& :a crca zartn cawvec effort
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DAVIDSON & CASE
John Davidson, Pioneer Lumberman
of Sedgwick County.
ESTABLISHED :-: IN x 1870.
A Complete Stock of Pine Luinher,
ShinglO, I.iith, Doors, Sabh,
etc., always ou hand.
Office and yards on Mosley ave, hetween
Douglas ave and First strvet. Branch yards
at Union city, Oklahoma und El Kuuo LT
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OBTAIN MUCH INFORMATION FROM A STVOT O THIS MA Of T
Giicap, Roci Island & Pacific Ry.
Including Xdnos Boot nrd Wt of tho 2f lasourt
River Tho Dl.-ect Ron to t - nud from CHICAGO.
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cph. or Kansas City and Toveko. Excursions
laity, with Choice of lloutee to aad frcnt Bait
LaHe. Portland, Los Anceles and Ban Francisco.
Tb Dlrrrt Lino to nnd from Pike's Peak, Mani
tfu. Garden of tho Oods, the Sanitariums, aad
Seenio O-andours of Colorado.
Via Tho ASbort Loa Route.
Solid Express Orn n dally fcetweon ChlcsffO and
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pclnta and Hassan City Through Chair Car and
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COLORADO SHORT LINE
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